The Adrenogenital Syndrome and Related Conditions

  • A. Munro Neville
  • Michael J. O’Hare

Abstract

The adrenogenital syndrome is associated with abnormal levels of circulating sex steroid hormones and encompasses all cases of sexual precocity and heterosexual abnormalities due to adrenocortical dysfunction. The adrenal changes may take the form of congenital adrenocortical hyperplasia or neoplasia, both benign and malignant.

Keywords

Cholesterol Cortisol Testosterone Progesterone Androgen 

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1982

Authors and Affiliations

  • A. Munro Neville
    • 1
  • Michael J. O’Hare
    • 1
  1. 1.Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research (London Branch)Royal Marsden HospitalSutton, SurreyEngland

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